Power and Mobility (P&M)

Fuel-Flexible Fuel Cell Systems for Military Power Generator

by Paul George; Vince Contini; Doug Thornton


Fuel Cell Systems offer high efficiency, quiet, clean, low signature power generation. To be useful for military applications they must use commonly available logistic fuels: JP8 is the primary fuel of choice. This paper reports the results of 1000 hour tests of innovative hardware to desulfurize and reform JP8. Results from early testing of a 6 kW fully integrated PEM fuel cell system operating on JP8 are also presented.